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Western University Amit Chakma Engineering Building – LEED Platinum

This project was a new $36 million, 9,300 m2 building which connected two previously existing engineering buildings. The design included classrooms, design labs, computer teaching and fabrication project spaces, as well as research labs for software and mechatronic systems engineering, office space, meeting rooms, and casual spaces for both students and faculty. Sustainable design features included chilled beam cooling and a 100 kW Solar PV array. The university is seeking LEED Platinum certification for the building. The project was completed in 2018.


$36 Million


9,300 m2


London, ON


Perkins + Will and Cornerstone Architecture Inc.

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LEED Platinum (Expected)

CAGBC Award for Excellence in New Construction